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Kashmir shuts down to mark 37 years since Maqbool Bhat’s hanging in Tihar Jail

A shutdown is being observed in Kashmir to mark the 37th year of the hanging of JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat, who was hanged in New Delhi”s Tihar Jail on this day in 1984.

In Srinagar, commercial hub lal chowk remained closed while public transfort was mostly off the roads.

Fuel stations and other business establishments also remained shut, Press Trust of India quoting officials reported.

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